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SARAHPOTEMPA

  • 4.7 out of 5 stars, based on 70 Reviews 70 Reviews Write a Review
  • $199.00
  • 6.5" Ceramic Rod   
  • Availability: In stock

    $199.00

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Invented by celebrity hairstylist Sarah Potempa, this game-changing curling iron is genius enough to crown her the Thomas Edison of hot tools. Her light-bulb equivalent of a beauty breakthrough? The steel rod rotates on its own, saving you the trouble of manually wrapping your curls——and ensuring that your ringlets are evenly spaced. At the press of a button, the rotating curling iron gently winds each lock of hair around its heated ceramic rod (and stops as soon as you let go). The rod can be switched to rotate clockwise or counterclockwise—, so your curls always twist away from your face. Eureka!

How to Use

Set the digital temperature control to your desired heat level. Next, choose your curl direction: Select “R” for the right side of your head and “L” for the left. Clamp the end of a piece of hair and press the “Go” button to make the rod rotate——no manual effort required. Once hair is wrapped all the way around the rod, unclamp to set the curl free. Repeat across your head, then finger-comb for loose, natural waves.

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If you are on the fence.....
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I am growing out my hair, and have A LOT of really thin hair with oily roots. I wanted to give up many times as I could not find anything to give me volume or curls that would stay. THIS DOES IT ALL! While it is slightly cumbersome at first, I was able to curl my hair within 10 minutes and keep them for 3 days...3 days! My husband was in awe and it has ended up replacing every heat tool I own besides my flat iron. I was lucky enough to find a 20% off coupon to help with the cost, but knowing what I know now, I would still buy this tool 10 times over at the regular price. If you are on the fence I highly recommend...it is really worth it.

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Hair Curling Novice
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This curling iron is worth the investment. I have never been able to figure out how to curl my hair to the standards that I like or basically had the patience for the time it took. I have thick straight hair that is past my shoulders and I can have my entire head curled in about 15 minutes which if super quick considering how uncoordinated I am when it comes to styling tools. The curls also last all day and I am one who is frequently touching my hair.

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Not to be dramatic, but it's life-changing
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I have never been able to master curling my own hair. I've bought countless clipped and clipless curling irons over the years (including the not-so-cheap Sedu clipless), but yet I've never found success. I saved up my Birchbox points for the BEACHWAVER for awhile and then finally pulled the trigger with the Black Friday discount, and crossed my fingers that it was as good as the reviews said. I was not disappointed! This thing makes it sooooo easy!!! My hair looked beautiful and it took so little time, I can totally see curling my hair in the morning before work for the first time in my life. SO AMAZING!!

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LOVE IT! But heed my warnings...
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THE GOOD: I just got this thing two days ago and have used it twice already-- it's great. It took me about 25 minutes to curl my hair all the way around (I have long hair and a lot of it) the first time, and right around 20 min the second time. I'm thinking after a few more tries I can knock it down to around 15? Which is pretty awesome in my opinion!

THE BAD: The wand is enormous. I couldn't tell by the photo how big this thing was going to be. Even my husband's eyes bulged when he saw it. I'm a small girl with small hands so this was a little hard for me to handle, but I'm getting better and I think I will eventually do fine with it. Also, the instructions say to always clamp the hair with the clamp facing inward toward you, and I disagree with that. If you do it that way on the left side you get clamp marks on your hair! But it works fine that way on the right. So on the LEFT- clamp outward, and on the RIGHT- clamp inward. Remember that :) And lastly be careful not to accidentally click the "GO" button before you're ready. It will start spinning on you and mess you all up. Someone else mentioned their hair getting stuck but I had no issues with that at all. I just made sure the little "kickstand" thing was pushed down so it wasn't in the way at all.

THE UGLY: As I mentioned, the wand is huge. It's also very hot. I had it set at 350 which was the default temp and also what it said was necessary for my type of hair. When I was curling the back of my head, my hand got tired and I unintentionally dropped my wrist to relax. The wand touched the back of my next for a split second and left me a nasty 2 inch burn mark. So, beware of this!

All that said, I love this thing and am so happy I got it. I definitely recommend it!

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So happy with my purchase
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I purchased this based off of the reviews. It took some getting used to. I watched some YouTube videos on it and also videos from the sarahpotempa website which were extremely helpful. I have very long hair and it's really thick. With a regular curling iron I had to use TONS of hairspray in order to get the curls to last. With the beachwaver I don't have to use any product at all and it lasts all day. I get so many compliments on it. I love that my hair looks great and feels so soft.

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Best purchase ever
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I absolutely love this curling iron. I got it yesterday and used it for the first time today! It was really easy to learn. Just make sure you face the clamp towards the mirror! I had my thick hair curled in 25 minutes. I know each time I will get faster too! I will never switch back to a regular curling iron again!!

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Easy to use

Great product and really easy to use. I've been having a lot of fun using this Styler and making all different types of curls.

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Amazing!!
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I wasn't sure if I wanted to spend 200 bucks on a curling iron,but am I glad I did!! This is seriously the best thing ever. Heats up fast and makes curling your hair quick and easy. I have two kids and haven't curled my hair in forever because I never have the time. It took me 10 minutes to curl my whole head and the curls are beautiful!!! Definitely buy this product!

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Hello Curls!

I purchased this product a month ago and wasn't very impressed with it, as I have very slippery hair and it didn't hold the curl. I've just signed up for the monthly sbscription boxes and received some really great texturing products and now I am in LOVE with the Beachweaver! It really does what it says and I get the best curls from this hot tool.

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Loooovvveee

I love this wand! It curls your hair great and it is very very easy to use.,

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